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USC Gould School of Law

First Amendment     LAW-871

This course will examine the history, doctrine and theory of the First Amendment.  Topics to be covered will include rights of speech, press, and association.  Specific subtopics will include (but not be limited to) the treatment of “commercial speech”; regulation of sexually explicit expression; child pornography; public forum doctrine; and hate speech.  Free exercise of religion will not be a principal focus of this course.”

Units 2, 3, 4
Grading Options Numeric or CR/D/F
Exam Type In-class Exam
Writing Requirement No
Skills/Experiential Requirement No

Grading Options: vary with the professor

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